Periods

Patient

Q: I came off the pill (yasmin) back in January, and have had periods each month since, although not that long. This month I came on around the 3rd or 4th May, and I'm still on (12th May). I can be really heavy, and it is more like a dark brown colour, than a red, then it goes lighter, then when I think its stopped, it starts again. Is this the start of the menopause? I'm getting worried as I've only ever bled for this long is after having my children

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